Grete Eliassen is a six-time Winter X Games medalist. A current member of our Athlete Advisory Board, Eliassen is deep in the trenches of our advocacy and mission-related work. This will be her fourth time lobbying for NGWSD on Capitol Hill.
Dr. Lillian Greene-Chamberlain, Ph. D., has been a leader in developing health education, physical fitness, recreation and sports programs for more than 30 years. The first U.S. National Champion in 800m, Dr. Greene-Chamberlain has worked closely with the Foundation for decades.
Nancy Hogshead-Makar is a three-time Olympic gold medalist and the WSF Senior Director of Advocacy. One of the country's foremost experts on gender equity in education under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Hogshead-Makar will bring her unmatched expertise to NGWSD 2013.
Sarah Hughes won a figure skating Olympic gold medal in 2002 in Salt Lake City. A 2009 graduate of Yale University, Hughes will be joining us on Capitol Hill for the second time this year.
Rower Esther Lofgren is an Olympic gold medalist who also competed in crew at Harvard University. She will be joining us at National Girls and Women in Sports Day for the first time this year.